Where can I find ECHR cases?
The selected cases can be found by referring either to the annual lists or to the indexes of the Reports, or by selecting ‘Key cases’ under the ‘Importance’ filter in the HUDOC database.
What is Hudoc database?
The HUDOC database provides access to the case-law of the Court (Grand Chamber, Chamber and Committee judgments and decisions*, communicated cases, advisory opinions and legal summaries from the Case-Law Information Note), the European Commission of Human Rights (decisions and reports) and the Committee of Ministers ( …
How do I find a Judgement on a case?
Court Orders : Search by Court Number
- Select the entry from the Court Number select box, which shows the court number, the judge name, the designation of the judge and the judge period for searching the Order/Judgement of the case.
- Enter the Captcha (the 5 digit numbers shown on the screen) in the text box provided.
How many cases does the European Court of Human Rights have?
The Court began operating in 1959 and has delivered more than 10,000 judgments regarding alleged violations of the European Convention on Human Rights.
What is ECHR case law?
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is an international court established in 1959 by the European Convention on Human Rights. References to unreported judgments should give the applications number and then the court and the date of the judgment in brackets. …
How do I search on Hudoc?
- Open HUDOC (no illustration)
- Click Advanced Search.
- Enter the case title in the relevant field.
- Select the language version from the list.
How do you identify legal issues in a case?
What is a legal issue?
- Look for ambiguity in the facts. Lawyers LOVE ambiguity.
- Find where the opinions disagree. Many cases you read in law school have dissenting opinions, precisely because these opinions help you see both sides of the contested legal or factual points.
- Think about what you don’t understand.
Is the UK still part of the ECHR?
This also is not clear from the trade agreement. For now, the UK is still committed to adhering to its current commitments to Human Rights treaties and conventions internationally, including to the ECHR.